Webinars of the week – 26 October

Brasília, 25 October 2020.

Dear colleagues, 

This is the selection of free webinars for this week about political economy, public policy and business-government relations. All webinars are in English, except the ones with a title in Portuguese.

Please, observe the time zones, and thanks for all the suggestions.

Best regards, 

Arthur Wittenberg.


Monday, 26 October


8:30am – 9:30am (EDT) – Atlantic CouncilA conversation with Qatar Development Bank CEO Abdulaziz Bin Nasser Al Khalifa

11:00am – 2:45pm (GMT) – OxfordGraduate Political Theory Conference, Day 1

11:45am – 12:45am (EDT) – Atlantic CouncilThe US and Central Europe: Shaping the post-COVID-19 transatlantic agenda

12:00pm – 1:00pm (EDT) – YaleBook discussion: “The Virus in the Age of Madness”, with Bernard-Henry Lévy, John Kerry and Emma Sky

2:00pm – 3:30pm (GMT) – King’sBook launch: Votes, Drugs, and Violence – The Political Logic of Criminal Wars in Mexico

4:00pm – 5:30pm (GMT) – UCLSchumpeter, the entrepreneurial state and China


Tuesday, 27 October


­10:00am – 12:00pm (GMT) – King’sCompetition Law and Policy in China

11:00am – 2:45pm (GMT) – OxfordGraduate Political Theory Conference, Day 2

11:00am – 12:05pm (BRT) – The EconomistThe Disrupters: The Future of Corruption

5:00pm – 6:30pm (GMT) – OxfordCan Carbon Markets Work?

5:00pm – 6:30pm (GMT) – LSELives versus Livelihoods: evaluating policies to address COVID-19


Wednesday, 28 October


8:30am – 10:00am (PT) – StanfordCorporate Sustainability: Going Far Beyond Advocacy

9:00am – 10:00am (EDT) – PIIEAre megabanks still a problem?

12:30p­m – 2:00pm (EDT) – Wilson CenterLobbying and Corruption in Democratic Brazil

1:00pm – 2:00pm (GMT) – UCLHow does campaigning and lobbying influence policy?

1:00pm – 2:00pm (GMT) – OxfordSeven building blocks for reflective journalism

2:00pm – 3:00pm (GMT) – LSETen Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World, with Fareed Zakaria

3:00pm – 4:00pm (EDT) – Atlantic Council/IRelGov2020 Road to the White House: Why Latin America and the Latino vote matter

4:00pm – 5:30pm (GMT) – LSEThe Rise and Rise of Big Tech

4:00pm – 5:30pm (GMT) – Canning HouseBolivia & Chile: Current Affairs Briefing

4:00pm – 5:00pm (EDT) – Berkeley/Harvard/YaleEnvironmental Economics and Energy Seminar 

4:00pm – 5:00pm (EDT) – HarvardThe Monetary Policy Consequences of COVID-19

4:30pm – 6:00pm (GMT) – ManchesterPolitical economies of energy transition: wind and solar power in Brazil and South Africa

5:00pm – 6:30pm (GMT) – LSEAbsent Management in Banking: how banks fail and cause financial crisis

6:00pm – 7:00pm (GMT) – King’sProfessor Sir David Omand and his new book: ‘How Spies Think – 10 Lessons in Intelligence’

7:00pm – 8:30pm (BRT) – IDPIntrodução à avaliação de impacto: conceitos básicos e exemplos práticos


Thursday, 29 October


8:00am – 12:00pm (GMT) – LSECOVID-19: impact on the economy and central bank policies

12:00pm – 1:15pm (GMT) – King’sSino-Pakistani relations: politics, military and regional dynamics

12:00pm – 1:15pm (CT) – ChicagoFighting Corruption: Lessons from Latin America, with Sergio Moro, Laura Alonso and Rafael Di Tella­

12:00pm – 1:30pm (EDT) – ColumbiaGeopolitical Outlook 2020-2021

12:00pm – 1:00pm (PT) – StanfordSpeaker Series: A Conversation with David Miliband

12:00pm – 1:00pm (PT) – StanfordClients and Constituents: Political Responsiveness in Patronage Democracies

12:30pm – 1:30pm (CET) – HertieExogenous shocks, benchmarking, and legislative debates

2:00pm – 3:00pm (EDT) – DeloittePreparing an integrated cybersecurity approach for the advent of 5G

6:00pm – 7:30pm (GMT) – UCLIt’s More Than the Economy, Stupid: What Can We Expect from the 2020 US Presidential Election?


Friday, 30 October


8:00am – 9:00am (JST) – The World BankThe 82nd World Bank Group Morning Seminar “Semiannual Report of Latin America and the Caribbean Region: The Cost of Staying Healthy”

12:00pm – 1:30pm (EDT) – HarvardThe Future World Order: Digital Trade

1:00pm – 2:30pm (CET) – BISPer Jacobsson Lecture – Central bank cooperation and US dollar liquidity: what can we learn from the past?

1:00pm – 2:00pm (EDT) – Squire Patton BoggsWhat the US Election Means for Labor and Employment Legislation

3:00pm – 4:30pm (GMT) – Canning HouseCombatting Corruption in Latin America

4:00pm – 5:30pm (GMT) – OxfordBanking on Failure: Cum-Ex and Why and How Banks Game the System

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